In times when cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrencies or digital money are becoming more and more common, even for the payment of daily transactions, the questions related to their commercialization are no longer alien.
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And precisely because there are many people, men and women, who have begun to look at cryptocurrencies as an investment haven, to which is added the decision of a country like The Savior, which has become the first Latin American country to adopt Bitcoin as its official currency, it is worth knowing how and where to get cryptocurrencies?
WHERE TO BUY AND SELL CRYPTOCURRENCIES?
In principle, to start in the business of buying and selling cryptocurrencies, it is important to know and take into account two concepts that are basic and essential in the world of digital money: ‘blockchain’ and ‘exchange’.
The ‘blockchain’, also known as “chain of blocks” is the network on which cryptocurrencies work and stores all the changes that occur in your trading, so it works as a kind of “accounting book”, which is public and accessible.
While ‘exchange’ is the platform that allows transactions with cryptocurrencies. In that sense, it works as an “exchange market” because it allows you to buy, sell or exchange your cryptocurrencies for local money, in our case for soles.
Precisely, in the Peruvian market, among the most popular or popular platforms or ‘exchanges’ that allow buying, selling or exchanging cryptocurrencies are:
Considered one of the safest sites to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, both for beginners and professionals. Transaction bitcoins, ether, litecoin and other cryptocurrencies. They ensure that more than 90% of the funds they handle are stored in vaults disconnected from the Internet.
With more than eight years in the market, it is a ‘fintech’ specialized in the immediate exchange of digital values. He has traded more than 1,697 bitcoins. It allows you to buy cryptocurrencies by depositing soles from a bank account of BBVA Continental, BCP, Interbank, Scotiabank and Banco de la Nación.
Defined as an intuitive investment platform, its users can acquire cryptocurrencies directly or through Contracts for Difference (CFDs), in addition to other financial instruments.
d. BTC Agent
They claim to be the safest experience for buying and selling cryptocurrencies in Peru. It allows transactions in soles and dollars for the purchase and operates with several banks such as BBVA Continental, BCP, Interbank, among others. For now they only offer bitcoin operations, but they enlist the entry of ether.
It handles 135 currency pairs and a large portfolio of cryptocurrencies (around 70) and other assets to invest. As a fintech company it is approved by the FCA and CySEC.
HOW MUCH DOES A CRYPTOCURRENCY COST?
Because the value of each cryptocurrency is variable, many people buy them to sell them later and make a profit thanks to that operation. For the moment, Among the most popular in the Peruvian market are Bitcoin (BTC), ether / ethereumn (ETH), litecoin, dash, DogeCoin (DOGE), tether (USDT), polkadot (DOT), cardano (ADA), solana (SOL) and binance coin (BNB).
But, you should also know that to get into this business, you can choose to buy fractions of a cryptocurrency, depending on the money you allocate to your investment and taking into account your budget.
And although in a search engine you can easily find the cost of a cryptocurrency, the same trading platforms also provide this information and in the local currency.
In the case of Buda.comFor example, the updated value of bitcoin is S / 184,612, Ether or Ethereum is priced at S / 12,650.04, Litecoin at S / 669.90 and USD Coin at S / 4.23.
Both bitcoin and ether have reported gains in the last 24 hours, with the opposite happening with USD Coin and litecoin. While in the last seven days, bitcoin (–9.3%), ether (–15.6%) and litecoin (–15.4%) have reported drops of up to double digits. Only USD Coin showed a positive behavior in the last week.